February 19, 2008
Action Plan for Companies to Combat Child Labour launched in Delhi
The document combines good practice experiences and insights in the field of combating child labour and rights-based corporate social responsibility.
The Action Plan was finalized after receiving input from union, employers, NGOs and officials of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The Action Plan focuses on 18 steps that companies should take to combat all forms of child labour: not only in the main production or service facilities, but also in their supply chain.
Gerard Oonk, senior advisor to the Stop Child Labour campaign, states: "We feel the Action Plan is a very useful tool which gives clear recommendations to companies to combat child labour. We will be actively approaching companies worldwide with the Action plan, but also hope and expect others to do the same".
Part of the added value of the Action Plan lies in the combination of:
Gerard Oonk (India Committee of the Netherlands): tel. +31(0)30-2321340, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
* The campaign ‘Stop Child Labour – School is the bet place to work’ is a joint effort of ten organisations in six European countries: Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy and The Netherlands.
India Committee of the Netherlands - February 19, 2008